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Captain Hawley at the Calliope on the excursion boat, the Avalon.
An example of a calliope, which was played when excursion boats arrived at a town to summon people to the dock.

Havana Public Library District, Havana, Illinois
R. B. Hillyer Collections
Boat Photo Museum, Marysville, Illinois.

Captain Hawley at the Calliope
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